Guest post: Historic Apollo Mission Control Center restoration now complete

A community of backers from around the world joined Space Center Houston and the City of Webster to help restore the Apollo Mission Control Center at NASA Johnson Space Center and preserve the legacy of the Apollo Program just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

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The First Docking: STS-71

STS-71: The First Shuttle-Mir Docking & 100th American human spaceflight mission

STS-71 launched 24 years ago today. The mission marked the beginning of a new collaborative effort to live and work in space through the Shuttle-Mir program. A precursor to the International Space Station (ISS), the Shuttle-Mir missions sought to gain experience with longer duration spaceflights. The information gathered from these

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Apollo Trivia: Week 5

Test your knowledge of space history with our weekly Apollo trivia!

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Watch The Wonder of It All Friday

Join us May 24 for the next installment in our Space on Screen series, featuring the documentary, “The Wonder of It All.” Tickets are $8 for the public and $5 for members. There is limited seating for these events, so get your tickets today. Buy Tickets The Wonder of it

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Pete Conrad suited up

Astronaut Friday: Charles “Pete” Conrad

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, we are highlighting Apollo astronauts. These legendary space travelers embarked on a journey to the moon which sparked an era of curiosity, discovery and adventure. Their missions captivated the world and paved the way for the future of spaceflight.

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Apollo Trivia: Week 4

Test your knowledge of space history with our weekly Apollo trivia!

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Photo Gallery: Children of Apollo

How did it feel to experience the magnitude of the space race from the inside? What is it like to be the child of an Apollo astronaut? Find out at our Children of Apollo event on July 18. Children of Apollo-era astronauts and flight controllers will share their memories and

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Infographic: Apollo 10 mission

Apollo 10 was the fourth crewed mission in the Apollo Program and the second mission to orbit the Moon. The mission served as a “dress rehearsal” for the first Moon landing, testing the components and procedures. It encompassed all aspects of an actual crewed lunar landing, except the landing. The

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Video: Scientists share groundbreaking Twins Study results

Space Center Houston hosted the panel of scientists behind NASA’s innovative Twins Study for their first public talk on June 3. In the video below, hear from the researchers on the results of the investigation and how this ground-breaking study advances our knowledge of the human body and the impacts

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Apollo Trivia: Week 3

Test your knowledge of space history with our weekly Apollo trivia!

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